[ UK /nə‍ʊtˈɔːɹɪəs/ ]
[ US /noʊˈtɔɹiəs/ ]
  1. known widely and usually unfavorably
    a notorious gangster
    the tenderloin district was notorious for vice
    the infamous Benedict Arnold
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How To Use notorious In A Sentence

  • Luke was a brilliant student despite the fact that he was a notorious slacker.
  • Two executives of a notorious stockbroking firm that fleeced more than 8,000 savers were banned from the City yesterday. Times, Sunday Times
  • The notorious fact-checkers of The New Yorker are irritating not only because they often prove how fallible are our memories, but because they seem to mechanize what ought to be a natural, unmediated, fast-moving process. 2009 February 11 | NIGEL BEALE NOTA BENE BOOKS
  • A shuffling street drinker with a string of convictions over eight lost years, she is now notorious as the woman who exposes herself in public.
  • And there is an even thornier problem: america's logging regulations are notoriously lax. Times, Sunday Times
  • So why has Polly come up with what is, even by her notoriously moronic standards, an outstandingly hopeless argument?
  • But he also starred in countless films which are so bad they have become notorious.
  • A campaign to curb speeders on one of the area's most notorious roads has been given a boost.
  • (BTWI prefer “fair trial” which is more firmly rooted/defined in articulable legal principles/standards because “doing justice” is a phrase that notoriously begs the question). Discourse.net: Should Prosecutors Hire Jury Consultants?
  • He is a coach more notorious for doping his athletes than for their on-track successes.
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